Why Your Card Payments are Safe and Secure
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Why Your Card Payments are Safe and Secure

We sometimes get questions from residents about their credit card and online payments, wondering if they are secure. Maybe it’s because laundry payment has traditionally been with coin, and now there are so many other options. We here at Coin Meter take precaution to make sure that your payments are safe, and want you to...

Confused about ‘pending charges’ when using debit/credit cards?
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Confused about ‘pending charges’ when using debit/credit cards?

If you’ve started a Coin Meter machine with your credit card, you’ve gone through our machines’ pre-authorization process. This pre-authorization process will save you money in the long run, but could be confusing. Here’s some information about this process that you’ll find helpful: This process occurs with card transactions at the machine. Anyone who starts...

Portland Colleges and Universities
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Portland Colleges and Universities

When most people think of Oregon, they think of Portland. Rightly so, as it’s the state’s largest city. While there are many college towns throughout Oregon, including places like Eugene,Corvallis and Ashland, the Rose City also has an abundance of higher education institutions, universities and vocational schools. Here is a look at the schools throughout...

Oregon College Towns – Private Universities
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Oregon College Towns – Private Universities

College towns all have their own unique charms, and the ones throughout Oregon are no different. While the state boasts several public higher education institutions such as the University of Oregon, it also has its fair share of private universities. Here’s a look at five private college towns throughout Oregon. Newberg Located24 miles southwest of...

Seasonal Fashion Tips
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Seasonal Fashion Tips

Winter is well underway in the Pacific Northwest, bringing seasonally cold weather with it. However, it will soon be over as spring emerges. Each of the four seasons has its own set of necessary clothing. The fashion industry uses the changing of the seasons to roll out the latest and most trendy looks. Some of...